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  • New COVID-19 strain: Govt issues guidelines for passengers arriving from UK | check details

    New COVID-19 strain: Govt issues guidelines for passengers arriving from UK | check details

    India | December 22, 2020 15:07 IST

    The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday issued a Standard Operating Procedure for epidemiological surveillance and response in the context of new variant of SARS-CoV-2 virus detected in the United Kingdom. According to the fresh guidelines, RT-PCR tests will be made mandatory on arrival and separate isolation centres will be st up for those who test positive for the new coronavirus strain.